162 Press Releases

Tag: Pablo Picasso

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Take It to the Banksy: Art World’s Revered Prankster and Provocateur Leads Heritage Auctions Event

    NOLA(White Rain) from 2018 realizes $162,500 to top ‘blockbuster’ April 22 Prints & Multiples sale Banksy_NOLA_White_Rain_2008_Heritage_Auctions DALLAS, Texas (April 23, 2021) – Heritage Auctions’ latest Prints & Multiples Signature Auction, held Thursday, fetched $1.9 million. That nearly doubled the pre-auction estimate for the 81-lot event, due in large part to the overwhelming…

    Take It to the Banksy Art Worlds Revered Prankster and Provocateur Leads Heritage Auctions Event1
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    Palm Beach Modern Auctions Offers Selection of Contemporary Art & Design

    Pop artist George Segal’s work interacts directly with the viewer’s psychology, a difference compared to other 20th-century Pop art that focused on daily mass-produced objects. The New York-based sculptor was famous for his life-sized human body sculptures hosted in public spaces like coffee shops and train stations. His figurative sculptures…

    Monumental George Segal Bronze Sculpture Installation
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso & More in Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann Galleries May 6

    Albercht Dürer, The Birth of the Virgin, woodcut, circa 1503. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000. New York—Old Master Through Modern Prints are at auction Thursday, May 6 at Swann Galleries. Prints feature in the sale, from Northern Renaissance and Golden Age icons Dürer and Rembrandt to Impressionist collaborations, European Modernists, and…

    Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso & More in Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann Galleries May 6-3
  • Auction Industry

    Freeman’s Modern Art Sale Spotlights 20th-Century Abstraction

    Freeman’s Modern art auction, scheduled for this May, explores the growth and spread of Modernism. Starting with Post-War art, the catalog highlights the links between some of the 20th century’s leading artists. 56 works of fine art will hit the auction block on May 11th, 2021. Bidding will start at…

    Freemans Modern Art Sale Spotlights 20th-Century Abstraction1
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    Freeman’s Modern and Contemporary Art Sale Features Barbara Hepworth Torso Sculpture

    Freeman’s upcoming Modern and Contemporary Art auction will present a major bronze sculpture by Barbara Hepworth. One of Britain’s first abstract sculptors, Hepworth found inspiration in the Yorkshire countryside where she grew up. The naturalistic stone-like sculptures of Hepworth’s early career gradually evolved to include sharp edges and more human…

    Barbara Hepworth (British, 1903-1975) Torso II (Torcello)
  • Auction Industry

    Painting of Picasso's Muse, Estimated at $55 Million, Will Lead Christie’s New York Auction

    “Mademoiselle, you have an interesting face. I would like to paint your portrait,” Pablo Picasso reportedly said to Marie-Thérèse Walter, who would later inspire many of his sculptures, canvases, and drawings. Although she did not have the slightest idea about Picasso or his work, Walter was enchanted by his charm.…

    Painting of Picassos Muse, Estimated at $55 Million, Will Lead Christies New York Auction1
  • Auction Result

    Tamara de Lempicka’s Glamorous Artwork and Its History at Auction

    “Among a hundred paintings, you could recognize mine”- Tamara de Lempicka Tamara de Lempicka, a noteworthy female artist of the Art Deco era, was famous for her expressive and sensual female paintings. Her inter-war artworks earned her the nickname ‘the baroness with a paintbrush.’ Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)Image source: Famous…

    Tamara de Lempickas Glamorous Artwork and Its History at Auction
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    Artworks by Old Masters and 21st-Century Icons Share the Spotlight in Upcoming Evening Sale

    Edvard Munch was an Expressionist painter best known his iconic painting titled The Scream. The Norwegian artist explored the human psyche to create symbolic scenes. Munch’s artworks mainly captured human emotions like love, fear, anxiety, and death. The upcoming Sotheby’s evening sale will feature artworks by Old Masters and 21st-century…

    Edvard Munch Summer Day or Embrace on the Beach (The Linde Frieze)
  • Auction Industry

    6 Korean Artists Headline Latest K Auction Sale

    K Auction's Modern and Contemporary Art sale will feature works from around the world. That includes pieces by two emerging Japanese artists: Ayako Rokkaku and TIDE. It will also feature works by some of the most recognizable names in 20th-century art, such as Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. In addition…

    6 Korean Artists Headline Latest K Auction Sale6
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s Private Sale Explores the Human Figure in Contemporary Art

    "Framing the Figure" by Christie’s is an attempt to commemorate contemporary arts and boost its private sales platform. The sale highlights the prominence of human figures in contemporary work. The online sale will be live until 12th March, with auction lots on view at Christie’s headquarters in New York. Image…

    Christies Private Sale Explores the Human Figure in Contemporary Art4
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4

    Pablo Picasso, Nu debout; Nature marte et Étude d’Homme, pencil on paper, double-sided, 1914. Estimate $60,000 to $90,000. New York—19th & 20th Century Art is at auction on Thursday, March 4 at Swann Galleries. The sale will feature exceptional prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture from Modernists, New York artists, and…

    19th & 20th Century Art at Swann March 4.
  • Auction Industry

    Abell Auction Co. hosts Important Fine Art, Antiques and Jewelry Sale on February 21

    William Wendt, California Landscape. Estimate: $50,000-70,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Abell Auction Co. will host an important fine art, antiques, 20th century design and fine jewelry auction on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. PST. Featuring property from prominent California estates, the online-only sale will offer a 23.73 carat Colombian emerald ring…

    Abell Auction Co. hosts Important Fine Art, Antiques and Jewelry Sale on February 21
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    Two Louise Nevelson Pieces Lead Fine Art Winter Sale at Barridoff Galleries

    While looking at Louise Nevelson's works, one onlooker commented on the creativity required “to make something beautiful out of nothing.” Wooden scraps like dowels, spindles, and furniture parts fill stacked boxes of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral (circa 1958). The sculpture, her first in black, is now hosted by the Museum…

    Louise Nevelson, Am. 1899-1988, Moon Zag III 1984, Wooden Sculpture painted black
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    Prints, Multiples, and Photographs at Palm Beach Modern Auctions

    Palm Beach Modern Auctions will offer its Editions & Photography sale in mid-February of 2021. The event particularly highlights fine art prints, multiples, and photographs. Among these is a signed Mel Bochner Kvetch monoprint. Bochner is known for mixing word art with photographs from his studio. This style is evident…

    Mel Bochner Kvetch Monoprint, Signed
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    With Proceeds Going to a Small Rural Illinois Town, Andy Warhol’s Mao Screen-print Leads Lark Mason Associates Print Sale

    Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), Mao, 1972, Screen-print on Beckett High White Paper, Ed. 25/250Estimate $30,000-$50,000 reserve $15,000 New York: Lark Mason Associates is pleased to announce their Prints and Multiples sale is now open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com through January 14th, 2021. Leading the sale is Mao, a screen-print by…

  • Auction Preview

    Dalí’s Lithographs Will Lead New York City Estate Auction

    Salvador Dalí’s lithographs depicting the 12 zodiac signs are among the highlights of Showplace Antique’s upcoming New York City Estate Auction. Created in 1967, these lithographs depict the 12 signs, from Aries to Pisces, in a vibrant palette. This work illustrates the astrological symbols in its details, a departure from…

    Salvador Dali The Twelve Signs of The Zodiac
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Kim Whan-ki

    Vallot Auctioneers Brings Work From the “Godfather of Korean Monochrome Art” While the European art market focused on Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Mark Rothko, South Korean visual artist Kim Whan-ki was building a fresh interpretation of Modernism. Inspired by the Color Field painters, Kim forged a strong connection with…

  • Auction Result

    Hodler sells for CHF 4 million

    Hodler's 'Lake Thun and the Niesen' sells for CHF 4 million. ZURICH.- Bids rising above the estimates, busy telephone banks, non-stop internet bidding, the saleroom at covid-restriction capacity - except for the masks worn by the bidders and staff in the saleroom, it could have been a scene from one of…

    Hodler sells for CHF 4 million
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    Vintage Vichy Automata & Fine Art Featured in Millea Bros. Auction

    Gustave Vichy was 23 years when he saved his failing family business by focusing on musical automata in place of mechanical toys. His wife sewed clothes for dolls while he handled the mechanical aspects. Merging these skills, Vichy became the first manufacturer to produce automata from a single workshop. He…

    Gustave Vichy large musical clown automaton
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    New Record for a Print by Louis Lozowick at $81k in Old Master Through Modern Sale at Swann

    Sale Brings $2M Mary Cassatt, Pablo Picasso, Louis Lozowick, Joan Miró, Diego Rivera & more OLD MASTER THROUGH MODERN PRINTS Sale 2550; November 12, 2020 Sale total: $2,025,420 We offered 476 lots; 359 sold (75% sell-through rate by lot) All prices include Buyer’s Premium. New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, November 12…